Welding Inspector Level 3

Course Overview

This course is designed for applicant Level III Welding Inspectors who want to further increase their knowledge of inspection management and the application of metallurgical principles.

Course Highlights:

  • World-class teaching and knowledge from our CWB instructors
  • An opportunity to network with industry professionals
  • Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Certificate and an Examination Transcript (70% passing grade is required)

Successful completion of the course and module examinations will allow you to write a shorter version of the Level 3 “closed book” theory examination on Welding Fundamentals and Welding Inspection. The opportunity to complete all 5 modules (14,20,21,23,24) examinations required to obtain the “Special Program for Welding Inspectors – Level 3” certificate is available during the course.

Please note: Inspector certification exams are no longer completed at the course. Form more information on Inspector applications or to book your exams, please contact our Call Centre at info@cwbgroup.org or 1-800-844-6790.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Basic Concepts of Quality
  • Structure and Properties of Metals
  • Welding Metallurgy of Steels
  • Welding Metallurgy of Cast Iron and Non-Ferrous Alloys
  • Basic Metallurgy and Welding Metallurgy of Aluminum

The course includes a review of these topics:

  • Mechanical Testing of Welds
  • Basic Metallurgy & Material Specification
  • Welding Processes & Equipment
  • Introduction to Welding Metallurgy
  • Welding Metallurgy of Stainless Steel


This is an upgrade program that is intended for those wanting to prepare for advanced level certification exams. Anyone expecting to write the CWB certification exams should check Form 301 to see if they will meet the exam prerequisite requirements.

Course Materials

The following materials can be ordered during the registration process.

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Location Price*
Welding Inspector Level 3 October 3 - 13, 2022 Nisku - CWB Western Office $2,750.00
Welding Inspector Level 3 February 13 - 23, 2023 Nisku - CWB Western Office $2,750.00